Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 3/4 to 6 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  2. 2 1/2 cups quick or old fasioned oats

  3. 1/4 cup granulated sugar

  4. 2 (1/4-ounce) packages (about 4 1/2 teaspoons) quick-rising yeast

  5. 2 1/2 teaspoons salt

  6. 1 1/2 cups water

  7. 1 1/4 cups milk

  8. 1/4 cup butter

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Combine 3 cups flour, oats, sugar, yeast and salt in a large bowl and mix well.

  2. In small saucepan, heat water, milk and butter until very warm (120°C to 130°F / 50°C to 60°C). Add to flour mixture. Blend on low speed of electric mixer until dry ingredients are moistened. Increase to medium speed; beat 3 minutes.

  3. By hand, gradually stir in enough remaining flour to make a stiff dough.

  4. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface. Knead 5 to 8 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Shape dough into ball; place in greased bowl, turning once. Cover; let rise in warm place 30 minutes or until doubled in size.

  5. Punch down dough. Cover; let rest 10 minutes.

  6. Divide dough in half; shape to form loaves. Place in two greased 8 x 4 or 9 x 5-inch loaf pans. Cover; let rise in warm place 15 minutes or until nearly doubled in size.

  7. Heat oven to 375°F (190°C).

  8. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until dark golden brown. Remove from pans to wire rack. Cool completely before slicing.


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